Definitions for queryˈkwɪər i, ˈkwɛr i
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
que•ryˈkwɪər i, ˈkwɛr i(n.)(pl.)-ries
(n.)a question; an inquiry.
mental reservation; doubt.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Ref: question mark (def. 1). 1
(v.t.)to put as a question.
to question as doubtful or obscure:
to query a statement.
to mark with a question mark.
to ask questions of.
Origin of query:
1625–35; alter. (cf. -y3) of earlier quere < L quaerequaere
question, inquiry, enquiry, query, interrogation(verb)
an instance of questioning
"there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"
pose a question
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
query(noun)ˈkwɪər i, ˈkwɛr i
I have a query about the arrangements for the trip.
query(verb)ˈkwɪər i, ˈkwɛr i
to question sb or sth
He queried the need for spending so much money.
A question or inquiry.
The teacher answered the student's query concerning biosynthesis.
A question mark.
A set of instructions passed to a database.
The database admin switched on query logging for debugging purposes.
To ask, inquire.
To ask a question.
To question or call into doubt.
To pass a query to a database to retrieve information.
Origin: An anglicisation of quere, an obsolete variant form of quaere, second-person singular present active imperative of quaero. Compare question.
a question; an inquiry to be answered or solved
a question in the mind; a doubt; as, I have a query about his sincerity
an interrogation point [?] as the sign of a question or a doubt
to ask questions; to make inquiry
to have a doubt; as, I query if he is right
to put questions about; to elicit by questioning; to inquire into; as, to query the items or the amount; to query the motive or the fact
to address questions to; to examine by questions
to doubt of; to regard with incredulity
to write " query" (qu., qy., or ?) against, as a doubtful spelling, or sense, in a proof. See Quaere
Translations for query
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
In answer to your query about hotel reservations I am sorry to tell you that we have no vacancies.
- سُؤال، إسْتِفْسارArabic
- perguntaPortuguese (BR)
- die FrageGerman
- spørgsmål; forespørgselDanish
- پرسش؛ استعلامFarsi
- upit, pitanjeCroatian
- klausimas, pasiteiravimasLithuanian
- forespørsel, spørsmålNorwegian
- پرسش؛ استعلامPersian
- پوښتنه: دپوښتنې نښه: پوښتل، تپوس كول: شك لرلPashto
- fråga, förfråganSwedish
- 疑問Chinese (Trad.)
- سوال خصوصا معترضانہUrdu
- câu hỏiVietnamese
- 疑问Chinese (Simp.)
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